Rod Link

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen.

Employment Insurance overhaul welcomed by MP Nathan Cullen

Northwest residents shouldn’t have to wait until there’s a crisis to have their Employment Insurance benefits extended, says Nathan Cullen

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen.
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen.

Cullen leaning toward not running for NDP leadership

Skeena NDP MP Nathan Cullen says he’s leaning toward not taking a run at his party’s leadership

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen.
Brent Butt

Corner Gas comedian tours North Coast

Brent Butt, known for Corner Gas, is coming to Prince Rupert on May 24.

Brent Butt
David Black.

Approvals next for proposed Kitimat oil refinery

David Black has sketched out a scenario to obtain environmental and other approvals within three years for his proposed oil refinery

David Black.
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen is proposing for Pacific NorthWest LNG to move its Lelu Island LNG terminal to Ridley Island to avoid potential negative effects to the Flora Bank region of the area.

Move PNW project from Lelu to Ridley: Cullen

Skeena NDP MP Nathan Cullen said he thinks there is a deal to be made which could end controversy surrounding the location

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen is proposing for Pacific NorthWest LNG to move its Lelu Island LNG terminal to Ridley Island to avoid potential negative effects to the Flora Bank region of the area.

Nisga’a receive $2.1 million for training

Nisga'a citizens in Terrace, Prince Rupert and the Nass Valley are to benefit from a $2.1 million training program over three years.

Nathan Cullen

NDP’s Cullen seeks fifth term

Nathan Cullen enters the 2015 federal election as one of the more experienced veterans of his party’s candidates.

Nathan Cullen

Candidates weigh in on refinery plans

The issue arose last week with Nathan Cullen promising that an NDP government would aggressively pursue lower pump prices

Christian Heritage Party leader Rod Taylor

Christian Heritage Party chooses its new candidate

The Christian Heritage Party has chosen a pro-life resident of Tumbler Ridge to be its Skeena - Bulkley Valley candidate

Christian Heritage Party leader Rod Taylor

Natural gas rates going down

The area’s natural gas supplier is lowering its rates as of April 1 based on the continuing fall in the price of the commodity.

Driver training coming to NWCC

A good portion of a $250,000 donation made by TransCanada to NWCC last week is being used to help people obtain driver’s licences.

This map outlines all of the pipelines proposed for the Northwest.

Millions potentially coming to First Nations as province seeks pipeline deals

First Nations stand to earn millions from having natural gas pipelines cross over their traditional territories.

This map outlines all of the pipelines proposed for the Northwest.

NDP leader: LNG projects more likely in Kitimat than Prince Rupert

Provincial NDP opposition leader John Horgan says he has doubts about two LNG projects being planned for the Prince Rupert area.

Avanti Mining is turning its eyes to Prince Rupert as a means of exporting product to Asia.

Avanti Mining eyes export through Prince Rupert

Avanti Mining's planned Kitsault molybdenum mine could be part of a northwest economic development loop, says its president.

Avanti Mining is turning its eyes to Prince Rupert as a means of exporting product to Asia.

Enbridge distributes bursaries to NWCC students

Seven months after NWCC first accepted and then rejected $15,000 from Enbridge for student bursaries, the money is being distributed.

A spruce tree between Prince Rupert and Terrace

Coveyduck memorial tree to be cut down

A tall spruce tree that serves as a memorial to a woman who died in a car accident is to be cut down.

A spruce tree between Prince Rupert and Terrace

Pre-construction work underway for Kistault mine

Work on roads and for a construction camp at Kitsault has been started by Avanti Mining.

The City of Terrace is busy developing the industrial lands near the airport.

Line-up begins for Terrace industrial park lands

The sale by the city of nearly 10 acres of land at its Skeena Industrial Development Park represented the first sign of success.

The City of Terrace is busy developing the industrial lands near the airport.
Northwest Regional Airport manager Carman Hendry is looking to a bright future as industrial development takes off.

Northwest Regional Airport taking off with industry

Northwest Regional Airport manager Carman Hendry's finger runs along a series of building shapes imposed upon a map of Bristol Road.

Northwest Regional Airport manager Carman Hendry is looking to a bright future as industrial development takes off.